TITLE

Ignorance is risk

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Karen
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;1/1/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the lack of knowledge among U.S. employees regarding long-term care (LTC) insurance issues. Remarks from American Worksite Insurance Marketing President James Barrett on the issue; Number of LTC policies that were sold in 2002, according to analysts at America's Health Insurance Plans; Effort of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to educate people about LTC.
ACCESSION #
15620211

 

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